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CBS
Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
the head for defying the taliban by arguing to help girls get an education. >> porter: what are we doing with american forces being put at risk fighting the taliban more than 11 years after 9/11? part of the answer may be to help girls like malalla usavsi, whose crime was wanting to go to school. >> reporter: she is the girl in stretcher, shot after members of the taliban stopped her van on the way back from school and shot bullets in her head and neck. her crime, saying things like that? "i have the right. i have the right to education. i have the right to sing. i have the right to talk. i have the right to speak.." >> she spoke at 11. she had an anonymous blog written by the bbc after the taliban bombed schools in her town to try to prevent girls from getting an education. she knew it was dangerous, when asked what she would tell other girls that are afraid to defy the taliban and stay in their rooms instead. >> i tell her don't stay in your room because god will ask you on the day of judgment, where were you when your people were asking you, when your school fellows were asking
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, the taliban is on the inside of the building." >> reporter: lieutenant colonel andrew wood headed a special military team whose mission ended and was not extended a month before the september 11 attack. he told us he felt the same frustration. so all the experts on the ground are telling headquarters at the state department "we need this," and the answer kept coming back as? >> "you've got to do with less." for what reasons, i don't know. >> reporter: charlene lamb is the state department official who declined the security request and today stood her ground. >> sir, we had the correct number of assets in benghazi at the time of 9/11 for what had been agreed upon. >> to start off by saying you had the correct number somehow doesn't seem to ring true to the american people. >> reporter: today, white house spokesman jay carney echoed the criticism. >> there is no question that when four american personnel are killed in an attack on an diplomatic facility, that the security there was not adequate to-- to prevent that from happening. >> reporter: republicans, including mike kelly, also a
PBS
Oct 12, 2012 4:00pm PDT
the taliban. the pakastani girls are demanding an education. the economic crisis and some are ready to celebrate. and he may be -- they may be numbered two on the ticket, but the vice presidential candidates traded verbal blows last night as election day lems. -- looms. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. today people in pakistan observed a day of prayer for malala yousafzai. she is a 14-year-old girl shot in the head by the taliban. her crime was to campaign for girls like herself to have an education. the attack has been condemned across the globe. our journalist was the first to report from her home town. >> prayers across pakistan have been dedicated to malala. the 14-year-old remains in critical condition, three days after a taliban assassin shot her in the head. just two weeks ago the girl that has become the focus of worldwide attention was filmed at home, helping her younger brother with his work. it is for her own writings she became famous. the school flag flies at half mast. the students do not know when she will return here t
WETA
Oct 10, 2012 7:00pm EDT
good choice. >> ifill: outrage in pakistan, after an outspoken 14-year-old was shot by the taliban for promoting education for girls. >> woodruff: and we examine new evidence that lance armstrong was at the center of a sophisticated professional doping program, including testimony from his former teammates. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the supreme court heard arguments today in one of the most closely watched cases of the term. it marked a return to the decades-long legal debate over affirmative action. the scene outside the supreme court building made clear just how anticipated this case has been. for the first time in nearly a decade, the justices are considering whether it's constitutional for universities to use race in deciding who they admit. the suit was brought by
WHUT
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
the taliban because she campaigned for education. still critical and now moved to another hospital. it's midday here in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington where the sporting icon lance armstrong's reputation has suffered yet another blow at the american anti-doping agency labeled him a serial cheat. they have accused him of being at the heart of the most sophisticated doping program ever seen in the sport. it says armstrong used illegal blood and drug transfusions and led his teammates to do the same. >> the american anti-doping agency says it is beyond doubt. lance armstrong won the tour de france seven times by cheating. >> the scientific documents that are there, the financial records, the emails, it paints an undeniable web of unfortunately the deepest and the most sophisticated professionalized drug program that we've ever seen a team run. >> lance armstrong has been accused of doping before. what's new, and perhaps most damning in this report are allegations from other teammates that he bullied them into taking performance enhancing drugs. that he was in charge of the illegal op
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 11:00am PDT
was singled out voicing her dreams, and then she was shot by the taliban. coming up, what she said that enraged the taliban so much. we'll give you an jut date on her condition. >> and a massive toyota recall. is your call on the list? which ones may be faulty. >> hello, neighbor. you see this? it's called a wallet. the inside of the wallet, that's where money goes. you know what moneyny is? i'm guessing no because you're watching public television. >> jimmy fallon taking his audience to the land of make believe with mr. romney's neighborhood. coming up, fallon's spoof on decision 2012. so what really goes on at twitter. how you can see behind the scenes coming up in business new news. >> and a live look at 880 and oakland. we'll get a full look at the forecast. >>> welcome back. in pakistan a 14-year-old girl who was gunned down by the taliban is remaining unconscious in critical condition. she was targeted for speaking out in support of education for girls. doctors in pakistan removed a bullet from her neck today. yesterday a gunman shot her in the head and neck. the girl began w
MSNBC
Oct 10, 2012 10:00pm PDT
, when we go to school we are afraid of taliban. he will kill us and throw acid on our face and he can do anything. >> when she was 12 years old, 12 years old, she met with richard holbrooke, president obama's special envoy to the region. >> how old are you? >> i am 12. >> 12 years old? >> yeah. i would address you all and ambassador, i would request if you can help us in our education, please help. >> according to the "new york times" latest report from pakistan across the country pakistanis reacted with outrage on the attack on malala but the taliban was are the to attack islam forbids for attacking women and girls this way. the taliban press to letter to the press stated, it is clear command of shariah that any female who by any means plays a role against mujahideen should be killed. the taliban say that they are holy warriors defending islam without that status of holy warrior, they would have no justification for anything that they do. more temper rate muslims insist that the taliban are not holy warriors for islam but the taliban have illegitimately ceased that label for themselv
PBS
Oct 10, 2012 5:30pm EDT
-- storms knock your navigation way off course? the teenage active is shot by the taliban in northern pakistan has been visited -- the teenage activist shot by the taliban in northern pakistan has been visited by a general. she became famous after she criticized the taliban for targeting schools like hers. the taliban has warned that even if malala yousafzai survived the attack she will still be a target -- survived the attack, she will still be a target -- survives the attack, she will still be a target. >> they are in shock. her classmates pray for their friend. she says malala is like our sister. we pray for her earliest recovery and well-being and that others didn't benefit from her in lightning -- and that others benefit from her enlightening views. the injured girl is in the hospital, still unconscious and in critical condition after surgeons removed a bullet from near her spinal cord. >> malala yousafzai. [applause] >> this is malala just a few months ago, receiving an award for her campaigning in favor of girls' education, but her success made her a target for the taliban. the
WHUT
Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
head by the taliban. >> we are in a global race today. that means an hour of reckoning for countries like ours to sink or swim, do or decline. >> it's midday in london, 4:00 in the afternoon iis, bad. 1:00 in the afternoon in madrid. the spanish red cross has launched its first campaign to help those living within property within its own borders. in the past its helped poor people around the world. last year the charity helped 2 million people in spain. but the harshest economic crisis has pushed another of 300,000 into poverty. tom is in madrid. >> the spanish red cross is one of the best known charities here, known for helping international causes, disaster- stricken or property-stricken countries abroad. it's the first time they've launched an appeal to help spanish people affected by spain's economic crisis. 300,000 people in spain are now very vulnerable and need help in the form of food handouts. it represents the work of many other charities across the country which is increasing because of the economic crisis. this is food destined for people in spain who need help. this is a
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 4:00am PDT
taliban. >> reporter: the u.s. troop surge succeeded in taking back big chunks of territory from the taliban. but with the last of those 33,000 troops gone it's largely down to afghan security forces to hold on. lieutenant colonel leroy barker showed us an area past this checkpoint where taliban fighters persist. >> there's been operation after operation to kind of clear that area but not as easy as it looks. >> this used to be a u.s. base. now a checkpoint manned by afghan police protecting a vital road that's under constant threat from the taliban but it still receives plenty of hands on u.s. support. this is what military officials call mentoring, training afghan security forces to standalone while still providing military back up. that includes teaching them to find home made bombs, the biggest threat here. >> ak-47 or remote device with wires on it, preserve that evidence. >> reporter: rick poor trains police on how to secure a crime scene. sort of a csi kandahar. there has been progress. afghan forces now take the lead role in defending against attacks like the taliban assault
CBS
Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm PDT
over 350,000. the question is can they hold off the taliban? here's charlie d'agata. >> reporter: the u.s. troop surge succeeded in taking back big chunks of territory from the taliban. but with the last of those 33,000 troops gone, it's largely down to afghan security forces to hold on. lieutenant colonel leroy barker showed us an area past this check point where taliban fighters persist. >> there's been operation after operation to kind of clear that area but it's not as easy as it looks. >> this used to be a u.s. base. now it's a chick pointmanned by afghan police protecting a vital road that is under constant threat from the taliban. but it's still receives plenty of hands-on u.s. support. >> this is what military officials call mentoring. training afghan security forces to stand alone while still providing military backup. that includes teaching them to find homemade bombs, the biggest threat here. >> ak-47 or a remote device with wires on it, preserve that evidence. >> reporter: rick poor formally of the georgia bureau of investigations trains police on how to secure a crime sce
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 6:30pm EDT
-year-old girl targeted for assassination by the taliban because she dared to stand up and speak out. the world is just now learning about this. and reacting to it in horror. we get our report tonight from our nbc news pakistan based correspondent anna nawaz. >> reporter: she's known as a fighter for peace, for the right of girls like her to go to school. that made her an enemy of the taliban. today, gunmen hunted her down at her school in pakistan. her classmates tried to protect her, butted men waited until she came out and they shot her once in the neck, once in the head. the taliban spokesman claimed responsibility for the attacks, saying they wanted to kill her for at least a year, to silence a voice that dared to speak out against them. >> they cannot stop me, i will get my education, if it is in home, school or any place. >> reporter: this 2009 interview with a journalist was one the girl gave as one of the best known, most outspoken and youngest critics of the extremist forces ravaging her country. >> i was very scared. the militants can do anything. >> reporter: she refused
CBS
Oct 13, 2012 6:00pm PDT
girl clinging to life after the taliban shot her at close range. doctors see some promising signs. elizabeth palmer reports from pakistan. lessons learned on the battle fields of iraq and afghanistan are saving lives here at home. bob orr with that story. >> it's awesome. it's so big, too. i can't believe it's going down the street. >> axelrod: and mission improbable-- a space shuttle inching along the streets of los angeles on its final mission. ben tracy takes us along for the ride. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> axelrod: good evening. i'm jim axelrod. in 24 days, americans will elect a president. according to the latest national gallup poll, mitt romney now leads barack obama by two points, 49 to 47, a statistical dead heat. the state of the race has been shaken up in the last 10 days since the first presidential debate. look at florida, ape crucial state for both men. a poll by two of the state's largest newspapers has governor romney up by seven points, 51 to 44. that's an eight-point swing since september when the president led by one. this cr
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 2:00pm PDT
taliban commander in afghanistan. >> these are taliban attacks. this is part of our new military strategy. we have our people in afghan police and the army. >> what skills do the al-qaeda fighters bring? >> they are masters at everything. for example, making i.e.d.s. something we don't know how to do. but they are teaching us. they're master engineers and good with all weapons. >> news that the cbs news chief correspondent is calling out the obama administration for lying to american people. it's big and important. laura logan in her own words. "i can't stand that there is a major lie propagated. there is a narrative coming out of washington for the last two years. poor, moderate, gentleer, kinder taliban. it's just nonsense. president obama turns blind eye to reality that the bad guys that want to kill our children are out there lur lurking. while obama takes another victory lap last night. >> today, al-qaeda is on appeal and bin laden is no more. >> eric: let's start with laura logan. big news. big journalist. if anyone should know where al-qaeda is, and in the sate of al-qaeda
CNN
Oct 14, 2012 2:00pm PDT
the taliban and now she gets shot for it. now we have new updates. when you take a closer look... ...at the best schools in the world... ...you see they all have something very interesting in common. they have teachers... ...with a deeper knowledge of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> in pakistan, thousands of mourners gatt tore pray for a 14-year-old who was killed by the taliban. she's still unconscious but making slow and steady progress. the taliban shot the girl for speaking out about her right to go to school. >> i have the right to sing, i have the right to talk, i have the right to go to market. i have a right to speak. >> so huge outpouring of support for the little girl. is there any hope for her recovery? >> yesterday they took her off the ventilator for a little bit. but she remains unconscious. the doctors say it's a miracle that she has survived. it's very rare that anyone can even get to the place w
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 4:00am EDT
supposed to be supporting me. i added it for me the taliban is on the inside of the building. >> reporter: lieutenant colonel andrew woodheaded a special military team whose mission ended and was not extended a month before the september 11th attack. he told us he felt the same frustration. >> so all the experts on the ground are telling headquarters at the state department we need this. and the answer kept come back as? >> you've got to do with less. for what reasons i don't know. >> reporter: charlene lamb is the state department official who declined the security request and stood her ground. >> sir, we had the correct number of assets in benghazi at the time of 9/11 for what had been agreed upon. >> to start off by saying you had the correct number somehow doesn't seem to ring true to the american people. >> reporter: james carney echoed the criticism. >> when four american personnel are killed in an attack on a diplomatic facility the curt there was not accurate to prevent that from happening. >> reporter: republicans also addressed the controversy over why the obama adm
WHUT
Oct 11, 2012 7:30am EDT
busan. >> thank you very much there, anna. anna jung from busan. >>> the shooting by the taliban of a 14-year-old pakistani girl is drawing international attention. malala yusde had been speaking out about the need to educate girls which the taliban opposes. she was shot and critically wounded on tuesday on her way home from school in pakistan. several men stopped a cool bus and opened fire. she was taken to a military hospital where she's said to be unconscious and in serious condition. the taliban had claimed responsibility for the attack. a resurgence of islamist militancy in the region began about five years ago. extremists have since attacked schools for girls, forcing many of them to close. teenage activist had been writing about such illegal acts by the taliban on her british media-backed blog. the international community expressing outrage and strongly condemning the shooting. u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton praised yusdea campaign for women's rights. >> she was attacked and shot by extremists who don't want gills to have an education and don't want girls to speak fo
CBS
Oct 13, 2012 5:30pm PDT
chase what matters. who was shot in the head bya taliban gunman in pakistan.e >>> hundreds of schoolgirls rallying in afghanistan for a 14-year-old girl who was shot in the head by a taliban gunman in pakistan. the taliban admits shooting her four days ago to silence her campaign for girls' education. she has been writing a blog about life in the war-torn country and is an outspoken critic of the taliban. doctors are optimistic she will recover. >>> crews continue to clean up after a four alarm fire that destroyed a popular eatery and damaged several adjoining businesses. flames gutted the squat and gobble cafe on west portal avenue before done yesterday morning. a wine shop next door was also heavily damaged a former tenant was surprised by the destruction. >> that's an old building. even when it was a new building -- it was an old building already. the place was falling apart -- talking about 1980. >> it took firefighters more than ten hours to contain all the hot spots. two had minor juries and the fire doesn't appear to be suspicion investigators say. >>> the weather looke
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
of the book "kite runner" is saddened by the taliban shooting of a 14-year-old pakistani school girl. he sees the same taliban hostility against women and girls in his homeland. the taliban came to a school attacking her on a bus with a bullet to the head. >> this young lady's crime was to basically blog about her desire for freed free education and criticism of the taliban imposing their will and trying to prevent young girls from being educated we've seen a troshus acts committed against young girls who want nothing more than just to go to school and enjoy the same rights as anyone around the world. >> vigils are being held as she fights for her life. the united nations announced a day of the girl child today and condemned the attack on her. >> a study shows a risk of suffering a stroke is increasing in younger adults. researchers found the rate of strokes in people ages 20-54 jumped almost 50% over 10 years pointing to greater risk factors like smoking, diabetes and hypertension. these findings are pubbished online. the doctor at the center of the lance armstrong doping scandal co
MSNBC
Oct 14, 2012 7:00am PDT
, the vicious brutality of the taliban against a pakistani team. and this week in voter suppression goes to florida. but first, if you can't believe you're president, who can you believe? good morning. i'm melissa harris-perry. we're almost there. almost there. debates are happening. two down, two to go. tuesday, president obama and governor mitt romney meet again and i will be ready my phone in hand. twitter abuzz as i have been during the last two debates. because that's how we watch debates now. get a few friends over for a debate watching party to engage in a running commentary during the 90-minute bout. you may still go through the fact checking that comes out the next day in something like the paper. but really, it's all real time now. you can scan the debates via twitter through hash tag fact check and second by second, each statement uttered by the candidates gets churned thu the fact check mill. you can double fact they can the believability of the source based on the hash tag by the fact check. but some folks just find this all a lot of noise. a lot of noise to cover the v
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 10:00am PDT
gentler kinder taliban. it's such nonsense. on libya she says, quote, exact revenge and let the world know the united states will not be attacked on its own soil. its ambassadors will not be murdered and the united states will not stand by and do nothing about it. she actually came right out and used the term "lie" when speak being the administration talking about certain situations overseas. pell we'll speak with leslie marshall and ben ferguson. she came out and let loose. she said, i chose this topic to talk about the taliban and al qaeda in afghanistan among others because she says i can't stand that there is a major lie being prop gate. the lie is america's military might has tamed the taliban. that's where she went on to say this is driven in part by taliban apologists and this is all nonsense. your thoughts on it, leslie. >> well, first of all i understand that she was attacked in egypt and i feel she is speaking from a very as a woman dare i say emotional place. that's a dangerous place not to give her opinions, she is certainly entitled to that. but when we look at a journalist or
MSNBC
Oct 12, 2012 10:00pm PDT
tonight in pakistan, outrage we should all welcome over the attempted assassination by the taliban of a 14-year-old girl simply because she wanted an education. because she wanted an education for herself and other girls like her. we will update you on her medical condition and bring you the latest from pakistan. >>> in the spotlight tonight, malala lives. jack, you're a little boring. boring. boring. [ jack ] after lauren broke up with me, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... giada... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire [ male announcer ] use any citi card to get the benefits of private pass. more concerts, more events, more experiences. [ jack ] hey, who's boring now? [ male announcer ] get more access with the citi card. [ crowd cheering, mouse clicks ] malala lives. she is clinging life in intensive care in a pakistan hospital tonight after saying this. >> education, if it is in home, school or any place. this is our request to all world that save our schools, save our world, save our pakistan, s
CNN
Oct 13, 2012 2:00pm PDT
the target was a nearby building serving as a base for anti-taliban fighters, the explosion in the busiest time of day in the market. >>> and police in denver say somebody fired a single shot friday into an obama campaign office. no one was hurt, but people were inside the office at the time. nobody got a look at the suspect. but police say they do have a possible lead on a vehicle. >>> and republican mitt romney, mixing political rallies with debate prep this weekend. he has an event later this hour in lebanon, ohio, a few hours ago he went after president obama over the economy at a rally in portsmouth, romney spent the afternoon in a session getting ready for the tuesday's presidential debate. i want to show you something, the least used street sign in american history. show it for me, shuttle cro crossing. whoever made that sign waited a long time to use it. but you know, it sure came in handy today in los angeles. this is what we're talking about. space shuttle "endeavour," the workhorse space craft which zoomed through space 25 times making its final journey right now. and it
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
to save the life of a pakistani girl who the taliban targeted because she was outspoken about the need for girls to get education. >> as we hear the report, the a sass nation attempt has sparked outrage -- the assassination attempt has sparked outrage around the world. >> reporter: this girl is lying in a hospital bed after standing up to the taliban. on tuesday militants tried to murder the 14-year-old girl on her way home from school. insurgents boarded her school bus, asked for her by name and shot her in the head and neck. two girls near her were wounded. doctors removed one of the bullets and say she's out of danger but unconscious. at 11 she began speaking out against the taliban after she took control of the region where she lived and ordered all girls schools to close. she blogged anonymously for the bbc and began showing her face once the taliban were driven out. the devout muslim became an outspoken person for the education girls and the subject documentary of the new york times. she won pakistan's first national youth award last year and was nominated for the internatio
FOX News
Oct 14, 2012 1:00am PDT
determination to prove that al-qaeda and the taliban was no longer a threat that we would even risk the security of our own people with fingers crossed hoping that nothing would happen? well, one person who clearly understands the ongoing threat is laura logan the courageous veteran cbs reporter who was savegely attacked by a mob of egypt thugs during the so called arab be spring uprising. speaking this past week in chicago she had this to say. >> i knew that we were being lied to and i knew that the american people were being misled and when it comes to issues that i care about like issues of national security i don't think that politics should dictate your national security policy. and i don't know a journalist that likes being lied to. >> well, she said the idea that the new crop are moderate kinder gentler, that kind of taliban she said it is nonsense pushed by taliban afollo apolls and warnd that our leaders are being arrogant and not listening to what our enemies say. she said she hopes america with exact revenge for the deaths of our people in the libyan consulate. lara logan's c
MSNBC
Oct 12, 2012 10:00pm EDT
attempted assassination by the taliban of a 14-year-old girl simply because she wanted an education. because she wanted an education for herself and other girls like her. we will update you on her medical condition and bring you the latest from pakistan. buying this juicer online was unbelievable. what a bargain! [ female announcer ] sometimes a good deal turns out to be not such a good deal. but bounty gives you value you can see. in this lab demo, one sheet of bounty leaves this surface cleaner than two sheets of the leading ordinary brand. so you can clean this mess with half as many sheets. bounty has trap and lock technology to soak up big spills and lock them in. why use more when you can use less? bounty. the clean picker upper. and these come together, one thing you can depend on is that these will come together. delicious and wholesome. some combinations were just meant to be. tomato soup from campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. boring. boring. [ jack ] after lauren broke up with me, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i me
CNN
Oct 14, 2012 3:00pm PDT
breaking point after the taliban targets a 14-year-old girl. today they took to the streets. d a mosque falls victim to the fighting in syria. >>> you can stay connected and watch cnn live on your computer. go to cnn.com/tv. ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you turn an entrepreneur's dream... ♪ into a scooter that talks to the cloud? ♪ or turn 30-million artifacts... ♪ into a high-tech masterpiece? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. we don't let frequent heartburn come between us and what we love. so if you're one of them people who gets heartburn and then treats day after day... block the acid with prilosec otc and don't get heartburn in the first place! [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. >>> syria's government army retook control of an historic mosque in aleppo after clashes with rebel forces. the mosque now has extensive damage after the army set fire and ran away. meantime, opposition forces say another 202 people have been killed across syria. >>> trying to assassinate a 14-year-old sc
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 10:00pm EDT
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CNN
Oct 11, 2012 11:00am PDT
presidential debate. >>> meantime, 14 years old. standing up to the taliban. now, the taliban is claiming responsibility for shooting this teen, putting her in critical condition. in fact, today,ormer first la laura bush weighs in.  >>> that tiny, tiny girl, courageous girl who terrify it is taliban is struggling to recover from the attempt to shoot her and silence. taliban gunmen hunted down malala yousafzai on the bus, taking her home from school and shot her point blank. the taliban accuses the 14-year-old of obscenity because she spoke out about the oppression of women. i want you to watch what our own reza sayah found when he spoke to other children about this woman in pakistan. >> reporter: it was the nonstop courage to speak out against the taliban that first captured the hearts of many of this country's youth. >> i thought that i must stand up for my rights, the right of education, the right for peace. >> reporter: malala was targeted for fighting for girls' education. now it's her fight to survive that's countless young admirers praying for her throughout schools in pakistan. di
ABC
Oct 11, 2012 6:30pm EDT
against the taliban so that girls could go to school. they shot her in the head, she is still in critical condition. but this one young heroine has inspired a growing movement in pakistan to unite against the taliban and said, finally, enough is enough. here's abc's muhammad lila. >> reporter: she's become an icon of hope. a courageous young girl now fighting for her life in a military hospital. >> malala can be anybody's child. it is not that this thing will stop at one person. >> reporter: 14-year-old malala yousafzai was shot and nearly killed on her school bus, targeted by the taliban. her only crime, demanding the right for girls to go to school, something the taliban oppose. the attack has shaken the country, from ordinary pakistanis right to the highest levels of power. even the head of the country's powerful army visiting her in the hospital saying, "we refuse to bow before terror. this woman fights for women's rights. we spoke to her with malala's story on the front page of every newspaper in the country. how is it that a 14-year-old girl can capture the hearts of a coun
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 5:30pm PDT
: the taliban asleased a video days later. it showed them practicing with wire cutters. investigators say they had detailed knowledge of the layout of the base. .> there are guard towers with guards in them. ance ee more sophisticated surveillance equipment, but it can't see everywhere all the time. >> reporter: lieutenant colonel e, istopher raible, a fighter pilot and commanding officer, died defending the base along with sergeant bradley atwell, an aircraft technician. >> pelley: and kelly cobiella is back from camp bastion and is reporting from our bureau in kabul, afghanistan. kelly, how did the u.s. put an end to the attack and what happened to the attackers? >> well, it finally ended, scott, when helicopter pilots in the middle of this gun fight got into their helicopters, off the ground and were guided to the insurgents on the ground by the marines on the ground who were fighting them. they killed all but one. the final insurgent was injured and is being held at the base. >> pelley: kelly, thanks very much. in syria today rebels fighting the assad dictatorship posted video of
KCSMMHZ
Oct 11, 2012 6:00am PDT
offended muslims by denigrating the prophet mohamed. the taliban is trying to seize the opportunity to increase its leverage. at the meeting in brussels, the defense ministers agreed to continue tasks after pulling troops out such as training local, army, and police personnel. they also decided to draw up complex withdrawal plans by early next year, including the number of personnel and budget. as the date for complete exit approaches, it is imperative for nato to restore security in afghanistan or criticism of the exit plan will intensify. takashi ichinose, nhk world, brussels. >>> criticism is mounting against an insurgent attack on a teenage pakistani girl. the backlash is not limited to pakistan as members of the international community are expressing outrage at the shooting. >> translator: we are very sad that an attack targeted a harmless girl who was just seeking her right to an education. >> translator: such an assault on innocent people is not allowed in islam or any other religion. women and children should not become targets. neither should innocent or unarmed civilians.
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 7:00pm EDT
was a taliban assassination target. >>> and up next, good news to report, many giving so much in a cause they so deeply believe in. gave it greater horsepower and best in class 38 mpg highway... advanced headlights... and zero gravity seats? yeah, that would be cool. ♪ introducing the completely reimagined nissan altima. it's our most innovative altima ever. nissan. innovation that excites. ♪ throughout our lives. one a day women's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for women's health concerns as we age. it has more of 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day 50+. can you start the day the way you want? can orencia help? could your "i want" become "i can"? talk to your doctor. orencia reduces many ra symptoms like pain, morning stiffness and progression of joint damage. it's helped new ra patients and those not helped enough by other treatments. do not take orencia with another biologic medicine for ra due to an increased risk of serious infection. serious side effects can occur including fatal infections. cases of lymphoma and lung cancer have been reported. tell
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 6:30pm EDT
for assassination by the taliban. she has become a worldwide symbol of the fight for freedom and the fight for all girls to get an education. we get an update on her condition today from nbc's amna nawaz. >> reporter: good evening, less than three days after she was shot by the taliban coming home from her school, malala yousufzai is showing signs of improvement. she is taken from peshawar to the new area, which is more equipped and has more equipment. she is not out of danger, she is still unconscious, but they are now putting her chances of survival at 70%. meanwhile, across pakistan, people continue to take to streets to condemn the taliban attack and support malala yousufzai. one demonstrator said if they kill her, ten more will come through. >> thank you. >>> a sad update from the gulf of mexico tonight, the coast guard confirmed an oil slick there is consistent with oil from the deep water horizon well, the source of the worst oil disaster in u.s. history. experts are not sure exactly where this sheen is coming from. bp says it is most likely residual oil that was used to plug
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
girl who was a taliban assassination target. >>> and up next, good news to report, many giving so much in a cause they so deeply believe in. >>> we have an update tonight on a story that is causing outrage around the world. we heard from a number of you last night after we first told you about a 14-year-old girl who fought for the rights of young girls to be educated and independent. now, she is fighting for her life after an attempt on her life by a team of taliban gunmen. tonight, the outcry over that attack is growing. we get the very latest from nbc. >> malala yousufzai remains in critical condition in the hospital, recovering from emergency surgery to remove a bullet from her neck. a team of seven doctors is working on her case, including specialists called in from retirement. and a government plane is on stand by to carry her overseas for treatment, although she is too unstable to move. today, the chief of surgery paid a visit to her bedside, and vowed to fight terrorism no matter the costs. while malala yousufzai lies in bed, many pray for her recovery. some schools were closed
NBC
Oct 14, 2012 6:30pm EDT
taliban gunman. we have an update on her condition and the growing outrage at her attackers. >> reporter: military officials overseeing the care of the 14-year-old girl say she's making satisfactory process, but they are considering sending her abroad for specialized treatment. meanwhile here in pakistan, the anger continues to grow. today tens of thousands turned out in karachi to register their dissent to the taliban. hundreds of schoolgirls gathered to support her. some here are now saying that this is the chance for the military to strike at the heart of the taliban in the border region as the outrage over the attack grows, as do the cries for justice for mallal. >>> still ahead, as nightly news continues, the uproars over the way some schools are tracking students, every movement, every move they make. >>> and you just can't believe your eyes. many medications. dry mouth can be frustrating... and ignoring it can lead to... sipping water can help, but dentists recommend biotene. biotene moisturizes and helps supplement some of saliva's enzymes, providing soothing relief
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 4:00am PDT
taliban said it is responsible for the attack on a 14-year-old pakistani girl who spoke out against the militant. she's in critical condition this morning after doctors worked through the night to save her life. a gunman shot her yesterday on a school bus. she was wounded in the head and neck. this morning doctors removed the bullet near her. spinal cord and said her condition is improving. she is still unconscious. she began writing a blog when she was 11 about life under taliban rule and calling for girls education. the attack was criticized by the pakistani government and u.s. state department. >> directing violence at children is barbaric, cowardly and our hearts go out to her and the others who were wounded as well as fair family. >> the taliban called her receivism a new chapter and said we have to finish the chapter. >> the supreme court begins rethinking affirmative action. they will hear argument whether colleges can use race when considering admissions. abigail fisher, a white woman said she was denied admission to the university of texas because of race. nine years ago th
CNN
Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
pleasure having you. up next, the taliban targets a 14-year-old pakistani girl that refuses to back down to their threats. humans -- even when we cross our t's and dot our i's, we still run into problems. namely, other humans. which is why, at liberty mutual insurance, auto policies come with new car replacement and accident forgiveness if you qualify. see what else comes standard at libertymutual.com. liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? if we want to improve our schools... ...what should we invest in? maybe new buildings? what about updated equipment? they can help, but recent research shows... ...nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. capella university understands back from rough economic times. employees are being forced to do more with less. and the need for capable leaders is greater than ever. when you see these problems do you take a step back, or do you want to dive right in? with a degree in business f
MSNBC
Oct 10, 2012 1:00pm EDT
happened in pakistan after a 14-year-old girl was shot for speaking out against the taliban. [ cellphone rings ] [ female announcer ] with secret outlast, conquer your busy day. burn, let's do it... ♪ hi. [ female announcer ] outlast your day any day. with secret's 48 hour odor protection technology. secret outlast. with less chronic osteoarthritis pain. imagine living your life with less chronic low back pain. imagine you, with less pain. cymbalta can help. cymbalta is fda-approved to manage chronic musculoskeletal pain. one non-narcotic pill a day, every day, can help reduce this pain. tell your doctor right away if your mood worsens, you have unusual changes in mood or behavior or thoughts of suicide. antidepressants can increase these in children, teens, and young adults. cymbalta is not approved for children under 18. people taking maois or thioridazine or with uncontrolled glaucoma should not take cymbalta. taking it with nsaid pain relievers, aspirin, or blood thinners may increase bleeding risk. severe liver problems, some fatal, were reported. signs include abdominal pain and
CNN
Oct 10, 2012 11:00am PDT
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CNN
Oct 12, 2012 9:00am EDT
a 14-year-old activist who survived an assassination attempt by the the taliban. now dozens of people have been arrested in the case. >>> moving times, space shuttle "endeavour" begins a two-day, 12-mile trip on the streets of l.a. we're taking you there live. "newsroom" starts right now. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm don lemon in for carol co costello. glad it's friday. i know you were up late, watching the debate. all it needed was a ring announcer, right? prime time slug fest known as the vice presidential debate lives up or down to expectations. in this corner, joe biden, the experienced brawler, squaring off with the challenger, up and comer, paul ryan. both men trying to win on points. both men doling out punishment. listen to this. >> you can cut tax rates by 20% and still preserve these important preferences for middle class taxpayers. >> not mathematically possible. >> it is mathematically possible. it's been done before. >> it has never been done before. >> it's been done a couple of times actually. jack kennedy lowered tax increase growth rate. >> now you're jack k
FOX News
Oct 11, 2012 10:00am PDT
is making significant progress after being shot by the taliban for going to school. why threats to her life may not be over yet. >> she was attacked and shot by have an education and don'trls want girls to speak for themselves and don't want girls to become leaders. so you say men are superior drivers? yeah. then how'd i get this... [ voice of dennis ] ...safe driving bonus check? every six months without an accident, allstate sends a check. ok. [ voice of dennis ] silence. are you in good hands? megyn: well, the showdown is set to go tonight here in danville, kentucky. this is the stage where vice president biden and congressman paul ryan will go toe to toe. four years ago some said joe biden was careful not to be too aggressive in his match-up with governor sarah palin. but today there is word of a very different plan. they are saying the gloves will be off. the 2008 debate in st. louis was one of the most-watched ever for the vice presidential candidates, 70 million tv viewers tuned in. and here's a look back at some of the most memorable moments. [cheers and applause] >> nice t
CNN
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
wounded anti-taliban activist who is all of 14 years old to a different hospital in pakistan. she is in critical condition this morning. three military officials saying they want to move malala yousufzai. the taliban targeted and shot this young girl tuesday. >>> felix baumgartner will attempt his skydive this weekend. he is hoping to break the sound barrier on the way down. >>> all tangled up, two men spotted this deer, tuesday, caught in a soccer net in tennessee. able to hold the doe down and cut the netting off. >> poor girl. >>> one of two sea lions that appears to have been caught in a fishing line, veterinarian will remove that from the sea lion today. a second sea lion was reportedly scared by a boat and went back into the water. >>> saints quarterback drew brees will join us. >>> humans were made to make things. that's why we've have thumbs. there's that instinctive drive for people to create. i like to think that tech shop helps to rekindle that in people and get them back to being makers. there's so many things that come out. it could be tiny things or big, world-changing thi
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
take on the taliban and okay simple breath test reveal whether you have a deadly disease. >>> we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. . >>> this deserves a thorough investigation. we need to get to the bottom of every single allegation. >> we're learning dramatic new details about the september 11th assault that took the lives of ambassador chris stevens and the others. >> officials say there was no unrest outside of the compound prior to the attack. >> a state department official is expected to testify that his request for more troops and officers was turned down. >> governor romney wants to let wall street run wild but he wants to bring the hammer down on "sesame street." >> the producers of "sesame street" wants the obama campaign to stop using big bird in his campaigns. >> and a test in front of the supreme court, whether race should be considered in college admissions. >> investigators want to find out how a passenger got from china to the u.s. with checked weapons. >> incredibly scary attack in a pittsburgh alley. right there a popular teacher w
FOX News
Oct 10, 2012 10:00am PDT
. a 14-year-old girl shot for defying taliban orders and going to school and being a champion of girls' education. we'll ask one champion of free speech why she thinks this issue is not getting the attention it deserves. the vice presidential debate is not until tomorrow but he's already being hit with the label "liar" by some top democrats. i'm only in my 60's... i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i looked at my options. then i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call now and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it helps pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to me, relationships matter. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. [ male announcer ] wit
FOX Business
Oct 12, 2012 9:20am EDT
protesting the taliban, this pakistani taliban, afghan taliban, but both want to restrict girl's rights to get an education and she's 14 years old shot in the head by the taliban and trying to silence women and young girls and she deserves the peace prize and i will see this, the euro-weenies who give out the nobel peace prize to the eu, it's not as appalling as when they gave it to yasser arafat and barack obama after being president for-- >> can i say this about that, eu getting the nobel peace prize is like praising your drug addicted kid for showing up for school every day, it's beside the point. the eu is about to go into a huge depression, everything is going i don't think, not right, they don't deserve a nobel peace prize. stuart: why did they give it to them. what's the motivation? i don't get it. >> if i could explain it i would. you went through the track record who they've given the prize to in the past. stuart: i want to go back to the 14-year-old pakistani girl. if anybody deserved it, that brave young woman. and do you know that the taliban have been dumping bodies
FOX News
Oct 13, 2012 8:00pm EDT
to prove that al-qaeda and the taliban was no longer a threat that we would even risk the security of our own people with fingers crossed hoping that nothing would happen? well, one person who clearly understands the ongoing threat is laura logan the courageous veteran cbs reporter who was savegely attacked by a mob of egypt thugs during the so called arab be spring uprising. speaking this past week in chicago she had this to say. >> i knew that we were being lied to and i knew that the american people were being misled and when it comes to issues that i care about like issues of national security i don't think that politics should dictate your national security policy. and i don't know a journalist that likes being lied to. >> well, she said the idea that the new crop are moderate kinder gentler, that kind of taliban she said it is nonsense pushed by taliban afollo apolls and warnd that our leaders are being arrogant and not listening to what our enemies say. she said she hopes america with exact revenge for the deaths of our people in the libyan consulate. lara logan's comments a
CNN
Oct 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
speak out against the feared taliban militants. officials say the next 48 hours are critical for her. more now on the teen activist who has inspired people around the world. >> reporter: bloodstains cover the seats of an old canopied pickup truck. malala yousafzai and her classmates rode together to get home from school. this is where malala was sitting, police say, when gunmen shot her in the head. malala's friend was sitting next to her, she says, when one of the attackers stopped the truck. another came around the back gun in hand. when we saw the gun, we started screaming, she says. he asked who's malala. i don't think anyone told him, but he recognized malala and started shooting. malala fell down, but he kept firing. that's when my friend and i got injured. kainat is recovering from a bullet wound to the hand. the 14-year-old malala, who had a high profile blog, critical of the taliban, is clinging to life following major surgery. the passenger truck now part of an intense investigation to find gunman. the pakistani government under increasing pressure to solve the case, has gi
KRON
Oct 13, 2012 8:00pm PDT
constitution. they will choose his own team and that taliban is going to choo possibly be responsible for this blast. in pakistan. wounding 40 people. they believe that there was a anti-taliban portertaliban- this is continued to rise with no claiming responsibility of the pakistan taliban has seen similar attacks in the past. >> that 14 year old girl is hospitalized after defending right for girls to go to school. the activist is in critical condition. >> pakistan is have made in another set of arrests for the shooting of the 14 year- old. and this police chief just one hour south of where she was shot. three people in custody calling themselves bucs but it is not clear how there were linked to this incident. in the meantime she is still in critical condition at a military hospital. doctors are still monitoring the swelling in her brain but the good news is that revivals, pulse and blood pressure remain stable. in the meantime the top military spokesperson told cnn in graphic detail where exactly she was shot. >> she was hit on the left side behind the forehead. >> issue is directly shot
FOX
Oct 13, 2012 10:00pm PDT
the taliban after speak out for women's rights. >> how this base-jumper made a safe landing after falling off a cliff l. in weather i'm working on a split forecast for tomorrow, coming up, the areas that will cool of and the areas that warm up and in two days we could be tracking 90-degree heat. . what was grandma's cold remedy? hi, primo! asopao! right, asopao! there you go cuz, so you can sweat it out! oh, and music... ( all ) music? ... heals the soul. the power to share unites us. verizon brings your entire family the savings of the share everything plan. unlimited talk. unlimited text. and data you can share with up to 10 devices, all in one plan. get the 4glte droid razr by motorola for $99.99. verizon. to really help our schools, vote yes on thirty-eight. prop thirty says they send new money to our schools. pprop thirty-eight really doese, send n...and thirty-eightsehindt straightkeeps it there..... . >>> people in a denver suburb released balloons today for the family of jessica ridgeway. the search for the missing 10- year-old ended wednesday when her body was up for in a
Univision
Oct 9, 2012 6:30pm EDT
heridas, ella ha sido critica del grupo taliban >>la contienda en puerto rico es reñido, se dice que hay empate tenico entre garcia padilla y fortuño. >>la encuesta se hizo para diario el nuevo dia >>mitt romney se vio emocionado cuando dijo que conocio a uno de los abatidos en libia. >>añadio que así son los estadounidenses que acuden donde se les necesite >>y barak obama en campaña hace un anuncio en español y lo hace por los jóvenes dreamers a quien admira >>vemos valores que michelle y yo integramos a nuestras hijas, respetan a sus padres y luchan por sus ideales. >>es parte del anuncio de barak obama tanto mitt romney y barak obama cortejan el voto hispano ,que podría ser decisivo en la contienda >>y big bird es un verdadero simbolo en la campaña política de barak obama, se burla de lo que mitt romney, lo acusa de recortes a la televisoras estatales. >>y vamos con ilia calderón. >>se llama abelardo en español >>abelardo montoya >>hasta apellido tiene. >>bueno, les cuento, expertos de naciónes unidas, revelan que las cifras de violencia en latinoamérica son las más
FOX
Oct 12, 2012 10:00pm PDT
case that's making international headlines. it involved a teenager who was shot by taliban gunmen because of her efforts to try to gain rights for girls. it cost her a bullet in her head. just 14 years old. >> we beg that it be left alone the future of our children to be endangered by the military mind set. >> reporter: the prime minister visited her in the hospital today where she's fighting for her life. pakistani police say they've arrested some suspects in one of taliban's spokesman boasted was a carefully planned attack to kill the teenager four days ago as she boarded the bus to leave the school her father runs. >> at the rate of which the pakistani people turn against them, help the government to go after them that would be perhaps a silver lining from this horrible tragedy. >> reporter: malala was just 7 years old when she wrote about life under the taliban for the bbc. she's since been a crusader the taliban wanted to silence. >> i think it has ramifications beyond the area where it took place and this one person. >> reporter: and indeed this story of the brave teenager h
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 5:00am EDT
against the taliban. >> the meningitis outbreak is beginning to spread to the nation's western states. we'll be right back. >>> 5:10 on this thursday morning. looking good. just chilly. you'll need a jacket we. have 40s and 50s now. by 1:00 58. we're looking for highs 63. if you're going to the ballgame, grab the jackets. we'll be falling back into the 50s about 6:00, 7:00 tonight. i'll be back in a few minutes with the seven-day. here's monika with timesaver traffic. >>> traffic is moving well at route 50. no issues to report between 95 and the wilson bridge. but there is a problem with utility pole down eastbound route 212 at evans trail. you might want to use i-95 instead. i'll be back with more traffic coming up at 5:18. back to you, andrea. >> thank you, monika. >>> at 5:11here's a look at some other things making news. officials in idaho are reporting an infection of fungal enjiets. that -- meningitis that would make it the 12th state affected by the tainted injections. 13,000 doses of the drug were administered nationwide since may. 137 people have gotten sick. 12 have died. >>
CNN
Oct 13, 2012 3:00am PDT
gravely injured pakistani girl who has become an international symbol of courage. the taliban gunned down the 14-year-old last week. her crime, speaking out about her right to go to school. 38 suspects are now under arrest. cnn's resa has more on the attack that shocked a nation and a world. >> reporter: blood stains covered the seats of an old canopy pickup truck. her and her classmates road together to get home from school. this is where she was sitting when gunman shot her in the head. her friend was sitting next to her, she says, when one of the attackers stopped the truck. another came around the back. gun in hand. "when we saw the gun, we started screaming." he ask ed, who is she but he recognized her and malala fell down but he kept firing. that's when my friend and i got injured. she is recovering from a bullet wound to the hand. the 14-year-old malala who had a high-profile blog critical of the taliban is clinging to life, following major surgery. the passenger truck now part of an intense investigation to find the gunman. the pakistani government under increasing pre
CNN
Oct 13, 2012 11:00am EDT
young girl is now fighting for her life in a hospital, shot by the taliban for speak out for her rights. >>> i have the right of education. i have the right to play. tiff right to sing. i have the right to go to market. i have the right to speak. >> an incredibly brave little girl. hire is the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: blood seats cover the seats of an old canopied pickup truck. malala yousafzai and her classmates rode together to get home from school. this is where malala was sitting, police say, when gunmen shot her in the head. malala's friend was sitting next to her when another attacker shot at the truck. he asked who's malala? i don't think anyone told him, but he recognized malala and started shooting. malala fell down, but he kept firing. that's when my friend and i got injured. kainat is recovering from a bullet wound to the hand. the 14-year-old malala, who had a high profile blog critical of the taliban is clinging to life following major surgery. the passenger truck now part of an intense investigation to find the gunman. the pakistani government under increa
CSPAN
Oct 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
lives? >> we do not want to lose the gains we have gotten. we want to make sure the taliban does not come back in and give al qaeda a safe haven. when i think about afghanistan, i think about the incredible job our troops have done. you have been there more than the two of us combined. the first time i was there, it was amazing to me what they were facing. i went to the argonaut valley before the surge, i sat down with a young private who would tell me what he did every day. to see what they had in front of them. to go back in december, to see what they had accomplished, it is nothing short of amazing. what we do not want to do is lose the gains we have gotten. we have disagreed on a few issues. we would have taken into account the recommendations from our commanders, general petraeus, on troop levels. we have been skeptical about negotiations with the taliban. especially while they are shooting at us. but we want to see the 2014 transition be successful. we want to make sure our commanders have what they need to make sure it is successful. >> martha, let's keep our eye on the ball.
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